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jennifer-lyn-king's picture
Jun.10.2009
True to form, these last couple of weeks of vast change in our personal lives, I have been finding refuge in small spurts in the backyard. I’ve...
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Jun.19.2009
In a handful of weeks, our family of five will be taking the giant leap across the Atlantic to settle into a new life in Prague, Czech Republic. We...
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Jun.25.2009
“Live Simply, Live Well.” In our kitchen, we have a sign hanging above the doorway with the quote: “Live Simply, Live Well.” For some reason, those...
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Jul.01.2009
Time for Something New? In the past couple of weeks, I’ve had the interesting task of itemizing everything in our home—toys, towels, tools—everything...
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Jul.09.2009
Twenty years ago this summer, I walked a Paris runway for the first time in Elite’s Look of the Year in France, my first real exposure to the world...
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Jul.22.2009
For those of you who know me, or who have been following my blog for any small stretch of time, you are aware of the unique life circumstances that...
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Jul.31.2009
Not more than three months ago, our family decided to seize the day, take the large risk, and embark on a great new opportunity called moving to...
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Aug.06.2009
Last month, our family left our home of ten years in Ohio for Central Europe, where we will make our home for the next few years. Each of us,...
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Aug.14.2009
Words cannot begin to describe the beauty we've discovered in the Czech Republic thus far, so I am dedicating this week's blog to a true view through...
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Aug.26.2009
Every day, my breath catches at the incredible landscape surrounding our new home near Prague. Shafts of low light sweep across a vast field. The...
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Feb.24.2009
The other day I read an essay written by a writer who had clearly become burnt out on book promotion. The essay questioned whether or not...
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May.05.2009
I received my copies of the Australian edition of Before the Storm today. I guess the book is being released there right now, or will be very soon. I...
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Jun.20.2009
Do you know that I speak to bookclubs via speakerphone? There have been some weeks when I make a call every single night. I always promise 20 minutes...
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Jan.22.2011
Meghan O’Rourke’s Slate article, “Can a Woman Be a Great American Novelist?” keeps surfacing in my thoughts. It’s an intelligent meditation on “the...
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May.23.2010
This is my father's word for his culinary concoctions made from whatever leftovers were in the refrigerator.
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Dec.31.2011
Buona Notte.
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Jan.18.2014
Today I was standing at my dresser opening the drawers over and over again trying to remember what I was looking for in the first place. My hope is...
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Feb.02.2010
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie YA   It's a bit daunting to review a book that's won the National Book Award...
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Oct.04.2009
I've now posted my award-winning short story, "Real Vampires Don't Snore" to my podcast site:  www.laurelannehill.libsyn.com.  "...
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Aug.17.2010
Giant pouched African rats have a nose for success. APOPO, a registered charity in Belgium and based in Tanzania, has trained these long-whiskered...
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Red Room Blogs banner photograph (at the top of the page) is of writer Ernest Hemingway with Lady Duff Twysden, Hadley Hemingway, and three unidentified people at a cafe in Pamplona, Spain, during the Fiesta of San Fermin in July 1925; photograph used courtesy of the Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.